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The Passive Voice
This is a basic explanation of how the passive voice works. More videos will follow this one in various tenses.
The Passive Voice: Get = Be
You can often substitute "get" for "be" in the passive voice. In fact, many Americans prefer it, so it's important to learn. If you don't know how to use the verb "get" in different tenses, it's essential that you learn to do that. How do you make negatives, and how do you make questions using "get?
(be) supposed to _____
"(be) supposed to" expresses obligation. Someone expects you to do something. It's an unusual form of the passive voice, but it's very important to learn.
English Grammar Clip - Passive Voice
This is an overview of the use of passive voice for ESL students and teachers.
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